First discovered in Brazil in the 1500s where it was mistaken for an emerald, the dazzling tourmaline is certainly a green stunner, but it can also add a dash of color to your precious jewelry box with a rainbow of gorgeous shades including fiery red, pastel pink, deep blue and vivid yellow, although all are rare. There are also colorless or bi-color varieties to choose from for a real alternative edge.
A truly versatile October gemstone, a tourmaline is the perfect birthday present for the beloved Libras and Scorpios in your life, representing and inspiring artistic expression and creativity. But beyond birthdays, the sparkling gemstones can also be gifted for a whole range of other occasions!
1. The October push
All the rage today, push presents are gifted to a mother by the respective father as a sign of thanks for carrying their child and ‘pushing’ out their baby. So, if your little one is due in October, a tourmaline beauty could be just the thing to make you beloved known that she is the best mama in the world! If you’re having a baby girl, this trillion cut pink tourmaline necklace speaks louder than words, while if it’s a baby boy, this unusual and dramatic green tourmaline necklace could be just the beauty to welcome your baby into the world! Need more push present inspiration? We’ve got you covered.
2. Anniversary sparklers
Celebrating the special day that you met your other half? Or are you counting down to your wedding anniversary? Whatever the occasion, you can’t go wrong with a heart shaped tourmaline, perfectly complimented by white gold. Beyond your average necklace, this stunner features a heart-shaped checkerboard cut pink tourmaline, graced with a single stone below it for sheer sophistication, bound to add real magic to your special occasion.
3. Xmas in a jewelry box
Christmas is coming up faster than you think. And before you know it, it will high be time to put the presents under the tree. If you can’t decide what’s going to make your significant other cry with joy, then go all out with festive inspired green tourmaline studs set in white gold and encircled with decorative beading. They will no doubt want to wear them for Xmas breakfast, lunch and dinner, and they may even make an appearance on New Year’s Eve too!
4. Perfectly pretty proposal
When you know that you want to spend the rest of your life with someone, there comes a moment when you realize that there is one vital ‘ingredient’ missing: the absolutely perfect ring. And if the typical diamond isn’t quite what you’re after, there is no need to worry. There are plenty of other options out there to melt their hearts. Elegance and beauty combine in this white gold tourmaline dazzler. Or, for a proposal with a real traditional twist, go for a halo ring – a truly timeless design that exudes true class!
5. Valentine’s vibes
Your engagement is one of the most special occasions of your life, but that’s not to dismiss the importance of Valentine’s Day! And if you want to impress your other half with a gift that boasts a unique twist – beyond the typical champagne and chocolates – go for a contemporary two-toned necklace to add a slight edge to her wardrobe, combining tanzanite, pink tourmaline and diamond in a white and rose gold crossing bar setting.
6. Motherly love
If you are not very good with telling your mother just how much she means to you, then you can always find a gift that says it all. And yes, tourmaline saves the day again! Go for green to represent the color of life, renewal and nature, and keep things simple yet striking with a gift box featuring these stunning and very reasonably priced studs.